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Job Description

Manufacturing has always been complex and today several factors, including changes in customer expectations, have pushed manufacturers to adopt modern technologies to meet their evolving demands. Whether it’s the need to personalize products, find new methods to attract and hire new workers or leverage IoT technologies to drive insights, manufacturers face many challenges as they modernize. 

To best support our customers with their Digital Transformation Journey we have launched a new hub of talents in Bologna (Italy) to serve manufacturing clients throughout Europe. 
The Avanade Manufacturing Innovation Hub (Manufacturing Center of Excellence) is open to top talent from around the world to a place where everyone can learn from each other and grow skills while collaborating on the best ideas for manufacturing clients.

As a Technical Analyst, you will use your knowledge of data engineering and data science to support client deliveries and develop assets for Avanade’s Azure practice, including projects focusing on streamlining and automating machine learning activities. You will support the team by contributing to Data & AI solutions using Microsoft Azure PaaS services while leveraging best practices and proven patterns to deliver advanced analytics capabilities.

This role is open to candidates around the world that are willing to relocate in Bologna (Italy). 

Job Description:

  • Experience in applying technical knowledge to design solutions that meet business and IT needs, build analytics solutions and ensure long term technical viability of new deployments, infusing key analytics and AI technologies where appropriate (e.g. Azure ML, ML Server, BOT framework, Cognitive Services, Big Data, Data Lake, Azure Databricks, etc.)
  • Experience in any other cloud technologies like Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP), IBM Netezza or Oracle is a merit
  • Strong understanding of the value proposition(s) associated with AI, Data, PaaS (ideally Azure PaaS), and DevOps.
  • You have experience with external client facing and project-based consulting.
  • You have experience ensuring that solution exhibits high levels of performance, security, scalability, maintainability, appropriate reusability and reliability upon deployment.


  • 2+ years of experience using some of the following tools: Power BI, R, Hive, Pig, Python, Spark, Kafka, Hadoop, Mongo, Cassandra, CosmosDB
  • 2+ years of experience working with cloud services, preferably Azure Cloud
  • 2+ years of proven leadership experience in an academic, extra-curricular or professional setting
  • Your education is likely to include MS/Ph.D. in a quantitative field such as computer science, engineering, or equivalent Bachelor’s degree with around 1 – 3 years of relevant professional experience.

What we offer

Together we go beyond. At Avanade we continuously invest in the development of your skills.  We help you to keep up to speed with the latest in technology and business and being part of an international environment. Besides an exciting international environment, a unique chance to participate in challenging projects across Europe and interaction with inspiring colleagues who have a professional attitude and attach considerable importance to teamwork.

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About Avanade

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital, cloud and advisory services, industry solutions and design-led experiences across the Microsoft ecosystem. Every day, our 59,000 professionals in 26 countries make a genuine human impact for our clients, their employees and their customers. 

We have been recognized as Microsoft’s Global SI Partner of the Year more than any other company. With the most Microsoft certifications (60,000+) and 18 (out of 18) Gold-level Microsoft competencies, we are uniquely positioned to help businesses grow and solve their toughest challenges.

We are a people first company, committed to providing an inclusive workplace where employees feel comfortable being their authentic selves. As a responsible business, we are building a sustainable world and helping people from underrepresented communities fulfil their potential. 

Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at